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Shanghai Girls by Lisa See
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Apr 26, 2009

really liked it
Read in April, 2009

I haven't read Lisa See's previous best-selling books but the woman can certainly tell a story. I can understand why she is such a popular author. While the story was engaging and full of (I am sure given the author's credentials) historical accuracy, I found some of the dialog pretty melodramatic. Especially the later years--the 50's when Mao began to influence Chinese history. All-in-all, though, a great weekend read.

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